Small-scale fisheries are Too Big To Ignore

Too Big to Ignore is a new research network and knowledge mobilization partnership to promote and revitalize small-scale fisheries.

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Research Clusters

Find out what each cluster is planning to do and sign up to be part of this exciting work.

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New Book: Interactive Governance for Small-Scale Fisheries – Global Reflections

This volume draws on more than 30 case studies from around the world and offers a multitude of examples for improving the governance of small-scale fisheries.

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Mission

Too Big To Ignore is a research network and knowledge mobilization partnership established to elevate the profile of small-scale fisheries (SSF), to argue against their marginalization in national and international policies, and to develop research and governance capacity to address global fisheries challenges

Member of the Week

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Graham Stevenson

Ever since he was a small boy growing up in a coastal community, Graham took an interest in marine animals and fish and learned early to catch, clean and fillet fish. [read more]

Facts & Figures

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State of the Art


Total annual catch

Total annual catch

Source: World Bank/FAO/WorldFish (2010)

Great Fish for a Change

A new TBTI initiative that will facilitate much-needed discussions about the value of fish for food security in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

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News & Updates

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TBTI Digest, August 2015

We redesigned the format of the TBTI News and Updates and made it available on our website. Download the  TBTI Digest-August 2015 in a PDF format.  We hope you like it! ...[read more]

Interactive Governance for Small-Scale Fisheries book launched at the MARE conference

One of the Too Big To Ignore project's major deliverable, the Interactive Governance for Small-Scale Fisheries: Global Reflections book,  was officially launched on June 25th, a ...[read more]

Welcome the SSF Profiles!

The Information System on Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF) is releasing a major update: SSF profiles! Since its official release in September, the Information System on Small-scal ...[read more]

Sign up to TBTI new Research Clusters

TBTI is moving into a new phase with the organization of activities around twelve ‘research clusters’, several of which are linked to the original themes, but many are added ba ...[read more]